Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove and replace the screen on an IBM ThinkPad 560z. A Phillips 00 screwdriver and a push pin are needed for this process.

Slide the battery release latch to the right.
  • Slide the battery release latch to the right.

  • Pull out the battery out towards the front of the device.

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Remove the plastic screw covers, then remove the 3 Phillips screws under them.
  • Remove the plastic screw covers, then remove the 3 Phillips screws under them.

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  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the front cover and back cover to pry open the screen case, then carefully pull the bezel off.

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  • Remove the four Phillips head screws.

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  • Using your fingers or an Opening Tool, detach the connector on the right side of the screen.

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  • Slowly pull back the screen from the top and disconnect the ribbon cable from the back to completely free the screen from the laptop.

    • The connector is very fragile, so be careful.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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